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sandy. the bay area is doing its part to help millions of people get back on their feet. update news' aziah douglas ... is live on campus with the story ... aziah. super storm sandy killed more than 100 on the east coast -- left millions of people without power ... and caused up to 50-billion dollars in damage. and people here on the west coast are still concerned for loved ones. ">>>san jose state student achida sama ... felt helpless as he watched superstorm sandy slam into the east coast. " i felt like there was nothing i could do, but just sit in my corner and pray." sama's mother and sister live in new york and maryland. "i was calling them a lot. i was always texting them. i was trying to stay up to date on like the status of how severe hurricane sandy was." his family got through the storm okay ... but many people didn't. that's why local red cross volunteers are helping in shelters just like this one at a high school in new jersey. "the silicon valley chapter along with the three other chapters in the region which are they bay area, monterey, and santa cruz. all three chapter
. the unofficial death toll from super storm sandy has raise ton 66. -- risen to 66. more than 6 million people without power tonight. >> reporter: astonishing damage becoming clear today. the new jersey shore. whole neighborhoods swallowed. lock after block of shattered holmes. >> you're trying to get out out of window. it's freezing, the wind is blowing. >> reporter: national guard troops today still rescue thousands of displaced. >> they're telling us two days before power here and i lost the first floor so i got come back and dig that out. >> president obama and chris kristie met with residents. >> i don't know what to do. >> reporter: many homeowners have no flood insurance and the water remains. >> with power out like lie for days yet, gas stations rationing fuel. in manhattan traffic is move bug power is still out. officials today confirmed 110 homes there's no that downed power line fire. new jersey's seaside park -- roller coast, a similar it will of what may be the costliest storm in history. >>> new york city mayor bloomberg did the honor this morning reopening the stock exchange aft
on the east coast in the aftermath of sandy we'll go there live and learn about the long wait for basic essentials. >>> and who knew that warmth would generate so much talk? >> the rain clouds move out of the bay area, coming up, how we could have some fog first thing in the morning and how 80 degrees return to parts of the bay area. >> affairs personnel at trace air force base loaded up a cargo plain plane for a storm- ravaged east coast. sixtieth aircraft maintenance -- took off this afternoon. >> and they going to be moving utility equipment and personnel to upstate new york that will allow us to turn the light switch on for the east coast. >> the operation includes active duty and reserve air force personnel. the mission is expected to last two weeks. the death totally continues to rise and the millions remain without power. for many, the blackout could last for weeks. chris is in manhattan tonight, with some of the huge challenges that are facing this recovery effort. chris? >> reporter: well, here we are in end of day three and for many areas in the east coast, it is still very mu
. >>> president barack obama has a visit to new york next week to review recovery efforts after hurricane sandy. the white house says the president will meet with families, first responders and local specials on thursday. the new york state a lope officials estimate sandy caused as much as $33 billion in damage. >>> there is a stunning shake up in washington as cia director resigned over an affair. he caused his behavior unacceptable. he and his wife holly here at his his swearing in last year. the 4 star general commanded forces in afghanistan. in a state president barack obama praised him for his extraordinary service. the president named deputy director michael moral as taking over as acting director. >>> more details on the affair how it came to light. there are reports tonight that the fbi was investigating a possible security breech at the fbi when the name paul broodwell came up. she cowrote a biography of the general that came out in january. according to the reports the fbi was concerned that he was the target of black male. >>> in eleven minute -- blackmail. in 11 minutes, disclosing
,000 spots were reserved for victims of superstorm sandy. president obama spoke of the aftermath of that disaster in this weekly address to the nation. >> right now as we begin to prepare around our tables, there are families in the northeast who don't have that luxury, they've lost homes, possessions even loved ones, and it will be a long time before life gets back to no more for them. >> the president praised efforts from both the government and private citizens who rolled up their sleeves and get to work because it was the right thing to do. >> volunteers -- feeding the less fortunate is a thanksgiving tradition. william cecil says that one thing never changes, the need a lot help not only during the holidays, but everyday. >> it's why the volunteers are so important. just don't come on thanksgiving and christmas, but come all during the week of every year. >> at saint anthony's, volunteers say that gave out up to 5,000 meals this year. >> the sail invasion army planned to deliver 5,000 meals to the home bound. go to ktvu.com for a list of charities that need your help this h
sandy, but they're not about hurricane sandy. this one is on the streets of brooklyn in new york. >> guy just trips the dude with the umbrella. wait. >> there's one guy walking towards the guy with the umbrella. just knocks him to the ground and almost immediately four other guys show up and they beat this guy unconscious. they take his wallet. they take his phone. most of them walk away. one of them is left behind. the man seems to move a little bit. then you just see him lay still. look at what this guy does just before he walks away. >> looks like he was standing on his head. >> he stepped on his head as he was walking away. >> so they used the storm to their advantage because nobody's on the street? >> but also think of the emergency services and emergency personnel. they're all busy. the man that was beat regains consciousness. he gets up and seems to be able to slowly walk away. >> oh, that's horrible. >> then this next one, i don't even know what to think of this one. >> this is not the goal that any parent has for their children. what in the world is this guy thinking? >> you can
to win an ipad3. >>> videos of hurricane sandy's devastation keep hitting the web. this one from new york. the firefighters, waist deep. >> i'm absolutely soaked. >> trying to put this fire out. you may think why are they bothering? they don't want it to spread to nearby homes. >> here comes the wind. >> fighting this fire in frigid water, dealing with downed power lines. >> watch the wires over your head. >> it's incredible. and in the pitch black. obviously, there's no electricity around, obviously, you can't see anything. >> nothing you can do. >> here's another video of three homes in greenwich, connecticut. this video was shot by fire captain larry roberts. the winds completely whipping these flames into an absolute inferno. >> look at all of the sparks flying toward the bushes. >> looks like this video is in fast forward. >> it does, the way the wind and debris is blowing, spreading the embers to other homes. you can see the sea spray and the waves breaking and blowing the sea spray right at them. three buildings here burned, plus another outbuilding. they are credited to keeping th
of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: about a million people still in new jersey without power and the temperatures getting very, very cold. but one of the roads to recovery one of those steps down that road is the fact that roads are opening into atlantic city for the first time since this storm hit. now families are getting into this area to see where they need to start. what they need to do to recover from hurricane sandy. >> this is the time when families are really living in hardship. >> reporter: andrew cuomo is letting people know that roads wil
following hurricane sandy. today, national guard troops searched house by house on long beach island, new jersey, they are searching for survivors and victims of the storm. residents may not be allowed to return to salvage belongings until next week. three million customers remain without power. >>> in new york city, long lines formed at the few gas stations in manhattan that have both power and gasoline. the energy department says they will bring in fuel supplies tomorrow. on the political front, california senator, barbara boxer pointed out romney once called for cuts to the federal emergency management agency. >> as aination there are some responsibilities you can not short change or outsource. disaster relief is one of these. >> another controversy following the storm has been settled. today, new york mayor michael blockberg canceled the new york marathon saying it will distract attention. they said the race will go on to give people something to cheer about. >>> a earthquake hit after 2:00 a.m. northeast of the island of mendono. the quake was at a depth of 24 miles. >>> u.s. postal
campaign, nearly making up for the cancelations from storm sandy. here, the democrats gained seats in the legislature and for the first time in 80 years, the democrats will hold a super majority in the state assembly. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall street is turning to the fiscal cliff. congress needs to compromise to keep the economy on track a
follows three straight months of gain. superstorm sandy had both positive and negative effects on the sales. boosting sales at some stores as people stock up on supplies and hurting auto sales. >>> today -- lock up periods in august and october. it's the largest release that facebook share since the company's initial public offering back in may. investors reacted positively. facebook stock ended the day up 16%, the state auctioned off dozens of cars, trucks and trailers today in davis. a chopping block, once a, a dump truck and a bathroom on wheels. it's the third auction since governor brown ordered the sale of nonessential vehicles. so far, the state's made more than a million dollars on the sales. the auction's scheduled to be held on the second monday of the month until the vehicles are gone. >>> a group of san franciscoans -- filed a federal law suit in an everett to stop the ban. about a dozen people. saying the takes away their freedom of expression. supervisors are scheduled it vote on the ordinance next tuesday, the proposed ban does allow a lot some public nudity at f
is reported. >>> today, we are getting a new look at the flood damage from super storm sandy to a key commuter line. the port authority released this video of water gushing into a train station. you can see there, water gushing through the elevator and on the passenger areas. another part shows flooding in jersey city. service at both of those stations remain suspended nearly three weeks after that deadly storm. >>> former cia director, david petraeus, appeared on capitol hill. but his affair took a backseat. what lawmakers looked from his account of what happened. >> reporter: david petraeus ended a week of speculation. it is now a political issue over when the barack obama administration knew what prompted the attack. spontainious reaction from a muslim video or terrorist. briefing lawmakers in september. now, impressions of the meeting are next. >> so much of this confusion a rises because of the difference between what is lastified and what is unclassified. >> he told us it was a terrorist attack. that the terrorists were involved from the start. i told him my questions i have a different
to the federal government for help to pay for the billions of dollars in damage from superstorm sandy. governor around komo says that the state has already run up a 48 billion-dollar tab from the storm. it says the state can't afford it and needs the aid. the bulk is -- preventive measures. federal mediators are stepping in to help with the labor dispute. talks between the players union approximate the nhl has led to the lock out and the cancelation of the first two and a half months. the sharks are scheduled to resume on -- nhl could be in germantown if the two sides can't work out impasses on player contracts and revenue sharing. >>> the c.h.p. says that this thanksgiving weekend was markedly deadlier than past years. ten people died from we knew evening to last night midnight. and that's compared to two in the same period last year. both on. and that's up from 32 deaths in the same period in 2011. ten of those killed in freeway debts were not wearing seatbelts. someone anonymously returned a cell phone to a grieving mother in sacramento county this weekend, whoever left the phone was near th
,000. it was the second straight drop after superstorm sandy caused a shark spike in unemployment applications. the four week average rose to 405,000. >>> vets can apply for jobs for up to 30 employees including toyota, home depot and the local police department. >> we're good people. we want to -- we want to work hard. we want to serve that organization. we want to better it. we want to bring in those organizations. >>> there was also a workshop to help veterans polish up their resumes. they've helped more than 14,000 veterans find jobs nationwide. >>> hostess brand says it has a bounty of potential buyers for its popular line of cakes. hostess says it has 110 furious potential buyers which include twinkies and zinger breads. they also will give bonuses totaling $118 million while firing 18,000 workers. >>> they're calling it a shock. the federal government is booting out a century old bay area tradition. what this may mean for your food crisis. >>> well go ahead and dream. today's deal will bring a national power ballot reu -- power lottery. what has some calling it a negative. have a good night. here
sandy. one of those was in new hampshire, and these brothers have a way to discuss their feelings about their power being out a long time. >> it's really cold here ♪ ♪ you see the fallen trees, and it smells like rotten cheese ♪ it's to the tune of take me home dark country roads. ♪ i can't see what i'm reading ♪ i can't see where i pee ♪ light my home, keep me safe after the storm ♪ it's an oed to pico, their electric company, and we have the brothers joining us "right this minute" from skype. where did you get the idea for this song? it was out of boredom. >> we started to fight a little bit, we're stuck in the house, and we put it into music, and our friend said write a song to pico. >> where did you shoot this video, is this near our house? >> yeah, it's right in front of our house. actually, today, some pico trucks were out there clearing up, so i think our song may have done it. >> what kind of response did you get isn't the. >> we got a few responses saying it's the one thing that warmed them up on the several cold nights they had without power. >> a girl on a beach
. >>> superstorm sandy left millions on the east coast without power. some people still don't have power. >> well, a long island sister duo has written a parody song about their power and it's set to the number one hit "we are never ever getting back together" by taylor swift. ♪ we are never, ever, ever getting back together ♪ >> although this one is we are never, ever getting back our power. ♪ called again last night ♪ but oh this time i'm telling you, i'm telling you ♪ ♪ we are never, ever, ever getting back our power ♪ >> life was kind of like the ex-boyfriend. >> the lovely ladies behind this video are jill and leanna and we have them via skype right this minute from long island, new york. welcome to the show, ladies. >> hello. thanks for having us. >> i can tell by the lights in this skype that you in fact did get your power back. >> finally! >> when did it come back on. >> they came back on saturday in the afternoon. so we were out for about 11 days. >> do you think your song had anything to do with you guys getting the power back? >> i'd like to think so, but we had out of st
. this is from a village in new york. howard posted this video saying because of hurricane sandy they only had 15 trick-or-treaters rather than the 100 they usually get, but this pumpkin was on the front porch and this squirrel came and got t. i like the way he's eating the pumpkin. >> look at the mess he left around in. first i thought it was candy corn then i realized it was the guts of the pumpkin he's just leaving on the porch. >> how do we even know this is a squirrel? it's halloween. this could be a bird dressed as a squirrel trick-or-treating? >> according to howard who posted this, there are other squirrels but this is the only one brave enough to come to the front porch and eat the pumpkin and he says, it's probably the dominant squirrel. >> ah. i love this little guy. >>> if love songs were autocorrected, this is what they would sound like. ♪ hey, baby, i got to get something off my chest ♪ running out of time so i want to text it to you ♪ it's about telling you how i feel, you make me smile every time i see you ♪ you are my lady girl i really want you to hang my baby ♪ when i
at citibank. >>> the long super long lines for gas in new jersey because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner,
:00 news. >>> new york and new jersey officials are scrambling a week after superstorm sandy devastated that area. both states are delivering ballots to emergency shelters. they will allow vetters to cast ballots at any open polling station. some polling missions have no electricity. finding housing for the storm victims who lost their homes is a much larger problem. they number in the 10s of thousands. local, state, and federal officials have yet to come up with a long term solution. in addition, about 1.4 million homes and businesses are still without power. one new jersey utility said all of its customers should be back online by friday. >>> in another installment of a ktvu investigation into chevron refinery inspections, we have information tonight on cal- osha's part in the process. the agency has a limit the number of resources to inspect more than 1,000 refineries. two years ago, after a deadly fire at a tasoro refinery. it only looked at their paperwork. >> did we do a walk around? no. >> reporter: cal-osha concluded that california's refineries are some of the safest in the nat
. just about making up for all the money lost last week from the cancelations during hurricane sandy. >> reporter: in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> president obama's reelection is being heavily attributed to the votes of minorities and young people. fox news exit polls show 60% of voters under the age of 30 chose mr. obama. he received support from 93% of blacks. 73% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. the president's victory points to the nation's changing demographic. >> republicans are not clicking with those groups. and as those groups grow, and republican policy stays the same, they're going to continue to lose elections. young republicans say the gop needs to start at the root of the group in its outreach efforts. >>> how prop 30 effects college tuitions right away. >> the northeast is in the middle of a nor'easter bringing 60 mile-an-hour winds. this storm is not nearly as intense as sandy. but some recovery and cleanup work has stopped until it passes. it has also brought more power outages. thousands of residents who had just gotten their lights back on only
. >>> definitely something to be travel for. on the east coast many survivors of superstorm sandy are thankful for the help they have been receiving. and in queens, the first congregational church fed a thousand people. usually they prepare meals for half that many people and this year they prepared the meals using generators since it does not have electricity. >> i thank god and the people that came together. with the storm everybody became a family. >>> many of those seeking help at the church left with a full stomach but feeling optimistic that will community support they can pull through the difficult time. >>> 49 years ago today was a horrific day in the country, the day that president john f. kennedy was assassinated. he was riding in a motorcade in dallas and shot and died at park land hospital nearby. the nation was in shock, leave harvey oswald was arrested and days later he was shot and killed. there have been numerous conspiracy theories but no proof that anybody besides oswald was responsible. >>> warnings for cautious homeowners, the information that is tipping off people. >>> giv
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. it is too late to mail in ballots. they must be physically brought to a polling place. >>> hurricane sandy has caused a lot of introduction on the east coast and the bay area is pitching in to help the relief effort. the american red cross is taking cash and blood donations. this week alone they have made a lot of progress. red cross will be holding blood drives on november 5th from 7:30 a.m. go to the american red cross website for more information. >>> san jose city hall is moving to clean up homeless encampment locations throughout the city. although many homeless people are not happy with the plan, the city officials say it's a necessary step. >> across the street from san jose's happy hollow park and zoo you'll see a place where many people lay their heads to rest. one resident who calls himself tattoo man says san jose doesn't offer many opportunities and he's forced to live on the streets. >> if you give me a job opportunity and schooling i'd be able to educate myself and connect myself to better perspective in society with jobs. >> the san jose city held a public meeting on monday
record breaking temperatures. now last week we were talking about superstorm sandy unfortunately we're talking at another storm, nothing like last week. but if you can pick up, some rainfall moving into parts of missouri. look at this circulation developing right around florida this will be the key as we head into late tuesday into wednesday. deep into a pretty impressive area of low pressure. this will be the source of strong winds, heavy rain possible some snow and possibly some more coastal flooding. nothing like last week but they do not need another storm for this part of the country we're going to be watching that over the next few days. high pressure in full command of our weather at least for tomorrow and into tuesday. temperatures a good 10 to 15 degrees above average. that is for tomorrow. look what happens beginning wednesday, thursday and friday, cold pressure moves in. warmest locations only in the upper 50s to right around 60 degrees. and there is a chance of a few spotty showers as early as thursday lasting into friday. cold enough that we could have a little bit of d
to the recovery effort from hurricane sandy. victims are getting much needed help from people who felt the same kind of devastation. >> we all these 25 hands with me i wouldn't be able to do anything. >> reporter: one group of volunteers traveled a long way. they came from new orleans knowing that extra hands would go a long way to recovery. >> we pay a forth. you all came to us in our dire met, i was right on the other side about seven years ago. >>> searching tonight for the cause of a small plane crash in fresno. plus helping hear good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> in tonight's special report we take a look at the consequences of gun violence. >> reporter: for kerry gutierez gun violence is just in the mirror. >> i have this deformity now. i have to see
a statement that they say beat a pile. the incident happen on sandy bridges court. residents in the area were warned that they were at risk for identity theft. >>> california posted stronger than expected job gains last month. as a result the jobless rate ticked a bit lower. the unenemployment rate jumped to 10.1%. >>> here in the bay area the unemployment rate remains less than average. solano county has the highest therm -- highest average personality of 10.1. >>> intended to lock construction of the high speed rail lines through the central valley. a group of farmers had filed a lawsuit to host construction. the rail authority did not conduct an environmental review. the state is expected to be herd next year. today's decision allows. >>> one of oakland's most wanted suspects is is under arrest. he was taken into cushionty woo just happened to be eating at that same registration rant and how that let to the arrest. >> place price this call this arrest a textbook revolution. officers had traveled to las vegas searching for flanoum k- l. everything changed. >> a couple of hours later we end
missing in june. >>> now to our continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the extent of the damage became clearer today. the jersey shore seemed to take the worst of it. beach towns such as seaside heights are devastated today. the death toll has climbed to 74 in the u.s. there are fears that number could go higher. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are p
the east coast. as you can see times square coming back to life after hurricane sandy. and today we got new satellite images that really tell the story of the devastation caused by that storm. new jersey barrier islands were battered. homes were swept away. entire neighborhoods, completely decimated. on staten island, the storm hurled boats onshore, wrecking the harbor and smashing nearly everything in its path. >>> staten island is just one of the places where volunteers are joining forces to help. today crews began to clean up some of the mountains of debris left behind. is there is concern about how people without power and heat will handle plunging temperatures? and frustration is growing over basic transportation. antoineett biordi on the lengths some are going to get fuel. >> reporter: the line stretched down in huntington station. this usa gasstition got a delivery at 9:00 a.m. and people were already waiting in line. >> we saw the truck pulling in here and got the cans out because it's better than waiting in the car. >> reporter: temperatures had already started to flare. gas stati
battered already by superstorm sandy last week. more power lines were also brought down. the word is that some people may be without power until thanksgiving which is still two weeks away. as of today 750,000 customers remain in the dark. the nor'easter also caused more flight cancellations between san francisco and the new york area. officials said there were nine cancellations that is down from 30 yesterday. most of them were from kennedy international airport in new york, newark airport. san jose airports reported no delays but they are fewer flights to the east coast. >>> in live storm tracker up and going. we have snow in the mountains widely scattered showers. widely scattered showers around here. just offshore now we have these showers getting ready to move in. they are very light and they are widely scattered stuff. the biggest hit was at about 1:00 or 2:00. more of that stuff out there tomorrow. i'm going to show you in our latest computer model. tomorrow morning overnight lows they're going to be chilly. 40 in napa. that's really cold. 46 in vallejo, when the kids head t
after that devastating superstorm sandy. >> what do we want? we want power? what do we want it? we want it now? >>> hundreds of people angry over the long wait to have power restored protested outside the long island utility company. more than 175,000 households in new jersey alone are still powerless. despite promises by governor chris christie that power would be back on by now. >> i can't get power, heat, garage pick up, nothing. >> utility officials say repair work is going as fast as possible. they say about 6400 linemen and 3700 tree trimmers are at work. compare that with the 200 linemen on a typical day. >>> in news of the world in sri lanka gun toting prisoners and commandos swept into the prison and regained control. today people marked malala day, mallalla yousufzai was shot last month and is making steady progress in a british hospital where she was airlifted for treatment after the that,. doctors say despite the bullet passion through her head and neck she is able to talk. they are still assessing the amount of brain damage she discover boulevard thereafter in britain a 1
is in critical condition at this hour. the truck driver was not hurt. >>> two weeks after superstorm sandy the governor of new york is now poised to ask the federal government for $30 billion in federal disaster aid. governor andrew cuomo says the money is needed to repair the region's transportation infrastructure, and reimburse government for overtime paid to police and other emergency personnel. and estimated 100,000 homes are still without power. the governor says federal aid could also help upgrade the power grid and he is promising a thorough review of why the power company's response to the energy seemed so slow. >> they will be held accountable for past performance and then we also have to get smart about this and we have to make sure we're prepared for when this happens again. because i believe this will happen again. >> president obama is scheduled to tour the new york city area on thursday and will be briefed on the rebuilding effort. >>> volunteers in contra costa county went to work tonight preparing some much needed supplies to send the people back east who are in those storm
again. >>> 150 pg and e workers are back home again following restoring power after superstorm sandy. they said they helped crews restore power to 23,000 customers. electricity has now been restored to all but a few small pockets of the city. some long island residents need to obtain a certificate before their power can be turned on. >>> a cap and trade program today that allows businesses to buy and sell credits for greenhouse gas emissions. they can buy credits to offsell when they go above limits. air quality officials say they're waiting until next week to reveal just how many companies participated, and what each paid. the cap and trade program is part of trying to reduce greenhouse gases to 1990 levels. >>> a cut in pay. timothy white requested that his salary be 10% lower than the current chancellor's, citing csu's budget problems. today, they approved his salary at $380,000 a year. the recommended salary was $421,000. white is set to take over at the end of the year. >>> news of the world tonight in the middle east, an air strike killed a commander of hamas in the gaza strip.
, 5,000 victims of superstorm sandy have been invited as guests. the weather in manhattan is expected to cooperate. with temperatures in the 50s, and clear skies. >>> mark is here now with sports. this whole thing with the 49ers quarterback is starting to get interesting. >> i think it is on now. call it a full blown quarterback controversy. however you want to carve it, dress it up. the 49ers announcing colin kaepernick is the starting quarterback this sunday. here's the key, according to a sports illustrated report, the decision is not based on the health of alex smith. as of now, he has not been cleared by doctors to play after he suffered that concussion. however, smith does have his wits about him clearly as he was asked earlier today about his relationship with kaepernick. >> if you can't be happy for your teammate's success, you're playing the wrong sport. go play tennis, or golf or something. that's ridiculous. it doesn't belong in team sports in my opinion. it's a quarterback position, it gets a will the of attention, we're going to get talked about, you know, but it's import
and losses to new jersey alone caused by superstorm sandy. governor chris christie issued that figure today. how much will be pick upped by the federal government has not yet been determined. >>>philipino oil rig worker died today. shortly after his wife and three children arrived from manila. he is the fourth person to die after an explosion at a oil platform. 10 other people were injured. >> good. it's a good day for giving. >>> the season of giving is in full swing. the bay area wide holiday traditional that kicks off today. >> the bay area has oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> san jose celebrated the start of the christmas holiday season this evening with the lighting of the tree. dozens came out to cesar chavez plaza. th
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